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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,276
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: My WK2 just rolled over 20k miles...my thoughts

2011 Overland v8 with over 41,000 miles. Around town and in suburbs averages calculated 16 mpg. On the highway 18-21 mpg. No major problems. This is my first jeep - very happy so far.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-21-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,111
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

31,000 miles on my Overland v8
Two issues-slight leak at grommet in back window early on, just had windshield squirter fail(plastic nozzle cracked)
Running synthetic oil and add one quart between 6...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-30-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,091
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Poll - Problems with Quadra-Lift?

No problems at 30,000 miles
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-16-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,321
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Air Suspension on the Overland...

19,850 miles and 12 months of operation -- No problems with air lift or any other issue. Average calculated 16
mpg in suburban driving w V8
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 09-02-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,460
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: HEMI real life mpg on WK2

After over 14,000 miles mostly suburban and some city and some express way
calculated average at each fill up is always betwween 15.5 to 16.5 mpg. On the extended 200 mile trip usually get between...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,034
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: How Reliable has your WK2 been? Post up!

Overland Hemi - pearl grey - frost interior
9 months old
14,000 miles
No mechanical problems
Front seats picked up blue dye - dealer replaced
Grommet around rear wiper leaked- was replaced
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,860
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Hemi Gas Mileage?

Getting between 15-16 mpg with a combination of suburban (50%), highway (30%) and city (20%) driving. Getting better with warmer temperatures. Over 5500 miles in two months.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,313
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: What did you pay for Overland model with Quadra-lift

Six weeks ago here was the deal I struck for my Overland with Quadralift

Sticker = $46180
Invoice = $43255
Paid - $41,000 plus tax. fee

Jeff Wyler Jeep - Rt 32 Batavia, Cincinnati, Ohio
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-22-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,613
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Rear ended

Ok - I think the pix of the Rhino Guard are below. I appologize for the dirty jeep

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-22-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,613
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Rear ended

Picking up on a hint from someone esle on this site, I installed a Rhino Guard in the trailer hitch. You have to get through the hitch before you hit the body.

Here is a link to the web site
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-17-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,309
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Frozen Power Liftgate becoming a pain in the a$$...it's embarassing!

Justin - I like the fact you posted the resolution to your issue.

Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,232
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Shudder--Do all GC's have it?

Here is the Technical Service Bulletin on this issue

Here is the TSB site link

I do notice I can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-26-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 43,247
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: 2011 WK2 Prices Paid

MSRP was $46,180

Had the tread lightly paper work in my hand

My inital offer was for $40,000

Paid $41,000 plus tax and title

Jeff Wyler Jeep
Batavia Ohio Rt 32
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-21-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,832
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Poll for members with at least 1,000 miles

If you have not seen, view the tech bulletin at this link


and here is bulletin link

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,524
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Thoughts after 2500 Miles

First fiill up -- after 360 miles with our overland hemi -- averaged 18.4 m.p.g. -- calculated. (30% city - 70% Highway at 60-65 mph) No WOT runs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-15-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By daleviewrd
Re: Brake Upgrade Options

Thanks Marlin / Goul / Whatever - I do appreciate the quick responses.

My daily driver is the 97 dodge RAM diesel - when that don't stop quick enough we just nudge em.

As suggested, I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-15-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By daleviewrd
Brake Uprade Options

We love our new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. After a lot of snooping around this forum, crawling over other web sites, and debating on what I wanted Jeep to build -- couldn't take it any more and we...
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